BELLEVUE, Wash., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequel Technology, the wodwide leader in the development of software that enables corporations to report and manage Internet and intranet usage, today announced a distribution agreement with Ingram Micro Inc., the world's largest wholesale distributor of technology products and services. Under the terms of the agreement, Ingram Micro will distribute Sequel's entire product line, including the award-winning Sequel Net Access Manager. In a related development, Ingram Micro is piloting Sequel Net Access Manager at it's own Santa Ana, CA, headquarters to better manage employee access to the Internet and its corporate intranet.
"As the world's largest technology distributor, Ingram Micro offers Sequel an incredible opportunity to rapidly expand it's presence in the reseller channel," commented Stuart Rosove, Sequel's chief executive officer. "Ingram Micro not only offers us access to their existing network of highly qualified resellers, but also provides our current reseller partners an efficient and cost effective source for Sequel products. In addition, we're extremely pleased that Ingram Micro has chosen to embrace Sequel as a leader in this burgeoning new market category -- Internet Management software."
Ingram Micro will now offer Sequel Net Access Manager 2.0, a server-based tool for logging all outbound traffic and providing detailed reports that enable managers to identify usage patterns and configure access privileges. The Sequel Net Access Manager 2.0 server software has a suggested retail price of $999 and includes licenses to monitor and manage 5 users. Additional user-licenses are also required, and range from $45 to $25 per user depending on quantity purchased. Ingram Micro will also distribute Sequel NetPIM 1.0 Personal Internet Manager, which has a suggested retail price of $29.99 and is also available in multi-user license pas at discounted prices.
"We expect Internet management tools and products to continue growing rapidly, particularly as Internet access is rolled out throughout companies worldwide," said Lori Snow, Senior Director and General Manager of Ingram Micro's Technical Products Division. "Sequel is a strong player in this market and we look forward to offering their products to our wide base of resellers."
About Ingram Micro
Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE:IM)
, headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., is the world's largest wholesale distributor of technology products and services, with 1996 sales of $12 billion. The company operates in 19 countries and distributes more than 36,000 products to over 100,000 resellers in 120 countries.
Sequel Technology Corporation was founded in 1995 and is the worldwide leader in the development, marketing and support of powerful and practical Internet Managemnt Software products. These products allow information systems professionals, management and end users to better understand and manage their corporate and individual investment in Internet, intranet and online usage. Sequel Technology is an international company with over eighty employees located in offices around the world including Seattle, New York, Chicago, Washington DC, Atlanta, London, Tokyo, Ottawa and Toronto. Recently cited as a finalist for the 'BYTE Best of Comdex,' Sequel Technology is presently shipping localized versions of its products worldwide. The company can be reached at the corporate offices located at Suite 300, 3245 146th Place SE, Bellevue, WA 98007, telephone 206-556-4000 or at http://www.sequeltech.com/.
NOTE: Sequel Technology and Sequel Net Access Manager are trademarks of Sequel Technology. All other trademarks, trade names or service marks are the property of their respective wners.
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